Second-Year Guard is 15th Player Assigned to D-League This Season

Jazz Assign C.J. Miles to Stampede

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 11, 2007 – Utah Jazz Sr. Vice President of Basketball Operations Kevin O'Connor announced today that the team has assigned C.J. Miles to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League. The Stampede has been assigned as the D-League affiliate for the Jazz and Seattle Sonics for the 2006-07 season.

Miles, a second-year guard, has appeared in 21 games this season, averaging 3.1 points and 1.0 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.

Selected by the Jazz in the second round (34th pick overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft, Miles averaged 12.7 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11 games last season with the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the D-League.

The 15th NBA player assigned to a D-League affiliate this season, Miles is the second player assigned to the Stampede in as many days. Seattle assigned center Mouhamed Sene to Idaho on Jan. 10. In all, 40 players have been assigned by 25 NBA teams since the assignment system was put into place prior to the 2005-06 season.

Nine NBA players are currently active in the D-League. Following is the complete list of assigned players during 2006-07 and their current status:

Player
NBA Team
NBA D-League Team / status
Ryan Hollins
Charlotte Bobcats
Fort Worth Flyers / recalled by Bobcats
Bobby Jones
Philadelphia 76ers
Fort Worth Flyers / recalled by 76ers
Louis Williams
Philadelphia 76ers
Fort Worth Flyers / recalled by 76ers
Julius Hodge
Denver Nuggets
Colorado 14ers / recalled by Nuggets
Pops Mensah-Bonsu
Dallas Mavericks
Fort Worth Flyers
Martynas Andriuskevicius
Chicago Bulls
Dakota Wizards / recalled by Bulls
James White
San Antonio Spurs
Austin Toros (twice)
Maurice Ager
Dallas Mavericks
Fort Worth Flyers / recalled by Mavericks
Patrick O’Bryant
Golden State Warriors
Bakersfield Jam
P.J. Tucker
Toronto Raptors
Colorado 14ers
Amir Johnson
Detroit Pistons
Sioux Falls Skyforce
Marcus Vinicius
NOK Hornets
Tulsa 66ers
James Augustine
Orlando Magic
Anaheim Arsenal
Mouhamed Sene
Seattle Sonics
Idaho Stampede
C.J. Miles
Utah Jazz
Idaho Stampede